Entries Tagged as U.S. - Oregon

Gravel Road Heaven in the Columbia River Gorge

A 60-mile, mixed pavement and gravel route complete with wineries, orchards, replicas of Stonehenge, historic Oregon Trail sites, campgrounds, solitude, and Columbia and Deschutes River vistas galore.

ApocEclipse: The Oregon Edition

We rode to the totality of the August 2017 eclipse in Oregon and back again.

Bikepacking Oregon’s Deschutes River Trail

The Deschutes River Trail is a great place to start bikepacking.

Oregon's Glorious Columbia Gorge

 

The mighty Columbia River, separating Oregon and Washington in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge, is a path for a great overnight bike trip.

Classic Car-Free Cascades: An out-and-back overnighter in Oregon’s Cascade Range

LeeAnn O'Neill and friends did this late spring overnight in Oregon’s Cascade Range. A fun-fueled adventure featuring a big climb, hot springs, and a campground.

Ze Aufderheide Aufderloop, Oregon

The Robert Aufderheide Memorial Drive is one of the most gorgeous roads I have ever had the privilege of driving. Well, let's back up a moment: I grew up in Michigan. Michigan is pretty, and I love my home state, but there are some really impressive places in Oregon. I'm fortunate that my work brings me to many remote spots that the general populace doesn't wander upon. Rainbow, Oregon, near Cougar Dam was one of the first places I went after moving here, and it remains a favorite ... but I'd never gone farther than the dam. Others who lived in the area extolled the wonders of this road, which is the Aufderheide.

Row River Trail, Oregon, July 2010

I had so much fun on my first bike tour with Karen a few weeks ago that I decided to fit in a mini-tour en route to visiting my family up in Portland. So, here are some photos I took along the Row River Trail on my overnight camping excursion.